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    1. Fast FT

      August 29, 2016

      Peru economy to remain one of LatAm's best performers

      Peru’s economy is on track to remain a top Latin American performer, growing 4 per cent this year and 4.8 per cent in...

    2. Fast FT

      July 28, 2016

      Pedro Pablo Kuczynski sworn in as Peru president

      Former World Bank economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski was sworn in on Thursday as Peru’s new president. He said, as he...

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      The members of the Pacific Alliance — Mexico, Chile, Peru, and Colombia — are more sta...
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    1. June 10, 2016

      Pedro Pablo Kuczynski seeks consensus in divided Peru

      Just hours after beating Keiko Fujimori to win Peru’s most closely fought presidential contest in more than 50 years,...

    2. Fast FT

      June 9, 2016

      Peru's Kuczynski wins election by 41,438 votes

      Peru’s electoral authority has confirmed economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is the country’s new president. In a...

    3. March 23, 2016

      Peruvian presidential candidates face growing uncertainty

      With Peru facing a presidential election next month, nobody knows how many more heads will still roll in the battle to...

    4. September 27, 2015

      Peru mining protests prompt alarm

      More than 4,000 metres above sea level in Peru’s central highlands is one of the biggest construction sites in the...

    5. September 27, 2015

      Pacific Alliance: Like minds aim to tread united line

      Does the environment create the mindset, or the mindset the environment? This philo­sophical “nature versus nurture”...

    6. May 11, 2015

      Peru fails to dig its way out of deadlock amid mining unrest

      Peru’s government dispatched troops to the south west of the country at the weekend after violent protests against a...

    7. beyondbrics

      January 7, 2015

      Peru's president sees a sharp 2014 GDP slump

      The decrease in mineral exports that has been hurting growth and investment in Peru, the world’s third largest copper...

    8. beyondbrics

      October 6, 2014

      Peru's local elections: not much for miners to celebrate

      Peru’s elections of mayors and regional governors on Sunday were a strange sight. In Lima, the capital, the second...

    9. September 25, 2014

      Peru seeks to revive economic miracle as supercycle slows

      During an impromptu ceremony in the ruins of Machu Picchu, the ancient Inca citadel of sun worship, investors on a...

    10. beyondbrics

      September 15, 2014

      Slowing China and lower commodity prices claim a Peruvian scalp

      There are two known unknowns when looking at South America’s economies: China, and everything else. Over the past...

    11. beyondbrics

      July 23, 2014

      Peru's cabinet: a revolving door

      Jara in The revolving doors of Peru’s cabinet are spinning out of control. Ollanta Humala, the president, this week...

    12. beyondbrics

      March 17, 2014

      Peru: the president, his wife and the constitutional crisis

      By Lucien Chauvin and Andres Schipani Ollanta Humala, Peru’s president, is in a tough spot. The country faces its most...

    13. beyondbrics

      February 11, 2014

      Pacific Alliance: moving forward

      Peru's Ollanta Humala, Chile's Sebastián Piñera, Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos, Mexico's Enrique Peña Nieto and Costa...

    14. beyondbrics

      December 9, 2013

      PetroPeru hopes to follow in steps of Ecopetrol

      When it comes to energy in Latin America, all eyes have been on Mexico’s plans to open its oil industry to private...

    15. November 28, 2013

      Peru’s middle class prospers from investment-driven growth

      In Los Olivos, a sprawling Lima neighbourhood, Cindy Mamani is late for her law class at César Vallejo university,...

    16. beyondbrics

      October 23, 2013

      Fitch upgrades Peru

      A vote of confidence for Peru: Fitch Ratings, the credit rating agency, has upped its foreign debt rating to ‘BBB+’,...

    17. beyondbrics

      October 7, 2013

      Peruvian mining: back on track?

      Mineral-rich Peru appears to be getting back to the game following news that Minmetals of China has submitted a bid for...

    18. beyondbrics

      July 19, 2013

      Peru land bonds: hitting the jackpot?

      Pick a number, any number. You might just hit on the amount Peru’s government will have to pay out to the holders of...

    19. June 10, 2013

      US Senate to debate immigration reform

      Barack Obama’s attempts to overhaul the US immigration system are entering a crucial period, with the Senate poised to...

    20. beyondbrics

      May 2, 2013

      London headlines

      * Bank tie-up collapses in Egypt * Bolivian president expels US aid agency * Punch-up highlights Venezuelan tensions...

    21. beyondbrics

      May 1, 2013

      Peru: rolling back on indigenous rights?

      One day Ollanta Humala, Peru’s president, is unnerving investors with a hankering for state-run enterprise, the next he...

    22. beyondbrics

      April 30, 2013

      Beefing up PetroPeru... with Repsol?

      Ollanta Humala, Peru’s president, likes to keep everyone on their toes when it comes to his ideology. Having swapped...

    23. beyondbrics

      March 4, 2013

      Peru: The South Koreans are coming

      A president could use up a lot of time making the rounds of ambassadors’ national day celebrations. But there is one...

    24. February 5, 2013

      Mining: Andean concessions

      Perched at an altitude of 5,200m in the Peruvian Andes, the newly built town soon to be christened Nueva Morococha is...

    25. February 5, 2013

      The illegal miners pillaging Peru’s land

      Compounding the challenges for Ollanta Humala, Peruvian president, is the huge increase in illegal and informal mining...

    26. January 17, 2013

      UN ruling boosts Bolivian coca growers

      Ever since the Spanish conquest, the Aymara and Quechua Indians of modern Bolivia have been a shadow majority. Banished...

    27. October 28, 2012

      Four killed in Lima market violence

      Four people died, dozens were injured and more than 100 arrested in Peru’s capital as protesters and hired thugs...

    28. September 20, 2012

      Humala stalls as gold fever revisits Peru

      Almost five hundred years ago, Cajamarca was the site of a momentous chess tournament. Atahualpa, king of the Incas but...

    29. beyondbrics

      August 13, 2012

      Peru: mining shines on despite protests

      Even during thunderstorms and floods, the Incas believed the ancient sun god, or Inti, was always shining. In today’s...

    30. beyondbrics

      July 30, 2012

      London headlines

      * China keeps up block on Bloomberg website * Apple struggles in emerging markets * Maruti mulls options to keep...

    31. beyondbrics

      July 24, 2012

      Peru's Humala: third attempt to resolve mining issues and end riots

      Ollanta Humala is one year, two prime ministers and three cabinet re-shuffles into his presidency of Peru. The latest...

    32. July 5, 2012

      Fifth protester dies in Peru mine clashes

      A fifth protester has died following two days of clashes with police, officials said on Thursday, as critics said...

    33. beyondbrics

      June 13, 2012

      Peru deficit: a warning sign?

      Will Peru have to start taking advantage of its international reserves and counter-cycle fund sometime in the...

    34. June 8, 2012

      Humala moves away from Peru’s left

      Ollanta Humala sent chills down investors’ spines a year ago when the ex-army officer and one-time disciple of...

    35. beyondbrics

      May 29, 2012

      Peru's mining strikes: hotting up

      With the deaths of up to four anti-mining protesters in Peru’s southern Andes, president Ollanta Humala finds himself...

    36. May 29, 2012

      Peru says leftists to blame for mines paralysis

      Peru’s government has accused leftist political parties of orchestrating violent anti-mining conflicts that have...

    37. May 29, 2012

      Peru declares state of emergency in south

      Peru declared a state of emergency in the southern province of Espinar on Monday night after anti-mining protests left...

    38. beyondbrics

      May 8, 2012

      Colombia and Peru: courting Asia

      The presidents of two of Latin America’s fastest growing economies are pressing the flesh in Asia this week,...

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